Leadership Niagara

One year that will change your life

Thank you to all of our speakers for helping LN create a new generation of leaders in WNY

Dr. Nancy P. Askins, LN 2004, Organizational Performance Excellence Executive and Scholar-Practitioner; Core Values and Mission Integration Consultant, Center of Renewal at Stella Niagara


Richard "RJ" Ball,  Director of Industry Development, Empire State Development


Paul Bonaro, Senior Director, Yahoo!


Chuck Bell, LN Board Member, H. Sicherman Community Development


Angela Berti, LN Board Member, Public Affairs Director, New York State Office of Parks and Recreation


Dr. Corey Bower, Assistant Professor of Leadership and Policy, Niagara University


Sister Beth Brosmer, Executive Director, Heart, Love & Soul


Gary Burroughs, Regional Chair, Niagara Region, Canada


Dr. Michael Cain, Vice President of Health Services, University of Buffalo


Christopher Cantanzaro, Assistant Project Manager, Erie Canal Harbor Development Corporation


Bob Confer, LN 2007, Vice President, Confer Plastics, Inc.


Mike Dehn, President, Trek Inc.


Susan Diemert, LN 2008, Literacy Specialist, Niagara County Literacy Zones


Mark Dykstra, Senior Director of Parks, Niagara Parks Commission


Mayor Paul Dyster, Mayor, City of Niagara Falls


Ken Franasiak, CEO, Calamar


Harry Francois, LN 2010, Plant Manager, New York Power Authority


Eddie Friel, OBE, Director of Niagara Global Tourism Institute & Expert-in-Residence, Niagara University


Dawn Gilliam, LN Board Member, COO, Calamar


Dan Hamister, Senior V.P. of Development, The Hamister Development Corporation


Nate Harris, Owner, Harris Farm


Vickie Harris, Owner, Harris Farm


Colonel John J. Higgins, LN 2013, Ret. Commander, 107th Airlift Wing


Marc Honan, Chief Marketing Officer, Buffalo Bills


Sean Hudson, LN 2014, Plaza Superintendent, Niagara Falls Bridge Commission


Hal Kingsley, LN 2003, Assistant Vice President of Academic Affairs and Workforce Development, Niagara County Community College


David Kinyon, Director, Lockport IDA


John Koelmel, Chair, N.Y. Power Authority


Diane Koz, LN 2014, Vice President, Stinson Developments


Robyn Krueger, Executive Director, Community Missions


Tom Kucharski, CEO, Buffalo Niagara Enterprise


Karen Kwandrans, Coordinator, Health Occupations


Dr. Heather Lyon, LN 2014, Chief Academic Officer, Enterprise Charter School


Sam Magavern, Co- Director, Partnership for the Public Good, UB Law School


Father James Maher, C.M., President, Niagara University


Mayor Anne McCaffrey, Mayor, City of Lockport


Bruce McCain, Chief Investment Strategist, Key Private Bank


Dr. Thomas McCully, Certified Facilitator, The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People, NCCC


Joe McMahon, LN Board Member & Class of 2012, President, Audubon Machinery Corporation


Dave McNamara, Managing Partner, Phillips Lytle LLP.


Gay Molnar, LN 1997, Executive Director, Aquarium of Niagara Falls


Dr. Timothy Murphy, Senior Associate Dean of Clinical and Translational Research, University of Buffalo


Kithio Mwanzia, Director of Policy and Government Relations, Greater Niagara Chamber of Commerce


Kristin Neubauer, LN 2010, Captain, Niagara County Sheriff's Office


Senator Rob Ortt, New York State Senate


Carl Paladino, CEO, Ellicott Development


Seth Piccirillo, Director of Community Development, City of Niagara Falls


Jeffrey Pirrone, Supervisor, Mobile Safety Net


Andrea Pitruzzella, LN Board Member & Class of 2010, Chief of Public Affairs, 914th Airlift Wing Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station


Susie Reinhardt, LN 2010, Sr Staff Consultant: Mass Business Training Development, Verizon


Kenneth Sass, LN 1997, President & CEO, Family & Children’s Service of Niagara


Chris Schoepflin, President, USA Niagara Development Corporation


Peter Smith, Co-owner, Niagara Landing Winery


Daniel Stapleton, LN 2000, Public Health Director, Niagara County Department of Health


Joseph Steinmetz, LN Board of Directors & Class of 2007, Director, CTE and Adult/ Secondary Programs, Orleans Niagara BOCES

 

Harry Stinson, Entrepreneur, Stinson Real Estate


Frank Strangio, Owner, Antonio's Banquet & Conference Center


Bill Strickland, CEO of Manchester Bidwell and author of Make the Impossible Possible


Dr. Sushma Sztorc, LN 1998, Principal, Niagara Academy


Dr. David Taylor, Director of the Institute for Civic Engagement, Niagara University


Mark Thomas, Western District Director, New York State Parks and Recreation


Annie Todd, Community Impact Coordinator, Mobile Safety Net


Kathy Urban, LN 2014, Dean of Students, Niagara Falls City Schools


Melinda Vizcarra, Owner, Becker Farms


Oscar Vizcarra, Owner, Becker Farms


Sheriff James R. Voutour, LN 2008, Sheriff, Niagara County Sheriff's Office


Cathy Walker, COO, Seneca Gaming Corporation


Honorable William Watson, LN 1998, Chief Judge, Lockport City Court


Joanne Weinholtz, Culture Teacher, Tuscarora Elementary School


Patrick Whalen, COO, Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus


Beth White, Owner, Gasport View Dairy Farm


Roger White, Owner, Gasport View Dairy Farm


Scott White, Owner, Gasport View Dairy Farm


Tim Widjaja, Founder/ Principal Consultant, Kingdom Hearts Group


Greg Wight, FCPA, FCA,  President and CEO, Algoma Corporation


Patricia Wrobel, LN 2012, Assistant Dean, Niagara University


Tom Yots, Executive Director, Preservation Buffalo Niagara


Howard Zemsky, Managing Partner, Larkin Development